Heating our homes, reducing bills, creating new jobs - and saving the planet
By Jacqueline McLaren
Councillor for the Canal Ward
This week I had the privilege to attend a COP26 event here in the North of Glasgow, organised by our very own ng homes.
The visit was to see first-hand a newly installed District Heating System that ng homes have installed for their tenants in two tower blocks on Balgrayhill Road.
ng homes have housing stock across the North
Chinese community host an afternoon of culture for their Scottish neighbours
Members of the Glasgow Chinese Recreation Centre hosted a fantastic afternoon of music, dance and food at the Hawthorn Bowling Club.
ng homes celebrates Remarkable Investors in Young People Gold Award
ng homes has been awarded Investors in Young People (IIYP) Gold status after a two day review in March 2019.
North Glasgow community leads the way in Climate Change at Awards Ceremony
Over 100 people gathered in Springburn for a special event to celebrate the excellent work supporting the Growing and Sustaining North Glasgow's Green Legacy project on the 21st March 2019.
#TellUsYourWay success story for No Smoking Day
ng2 Estate Services Operative Foreman Mito Alvarez-Liddell took part in the #TellUsYourWay campaign on No Smoking Day at the Springburn Community Hub, and told us how and why he has stamped out the habit for good.
ng homes wins prestigious Climate Challenge Award for Youth Engagement
ng homes have picked up a prestigious Climate Challenge Award for their work in producing a comic book with young people in North Glasgow which highlights environmental issues.
North Glasgow Tenants Getting Ahead with Bridges out of Poverty
TENANTS of ng homes have recently completed the Getting Ahead programme with Scottish charity Bridges out of Poverty who help people in Glasgow move out of poverty and lead change in their communities.
ng homes Tenants Growing and Sowing during National Allotment Week
RESIDENTS of ng homes are getting their hands dirty at their local allotment this season and members of the North Glasgow community are invited to join growing sessions to learn about sowing, cultivating, and most importantly harvesting food in a natural, organic way.
Partnership Award for ng homes and Scottish Fire and Rescue Service
WORK being carried out by ng homes and the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service to manage the risk of an ageing population in North Glasgow has been recognised with a UK wide award.
Local School Pupils in North Glasgow Get Money Wise
HOUSING Association ng homes have provided text books for young students at two local secondary schools in North Glasgow; All Saints Secondary and Springburn Academy.
Oriental Exercise is the Right Fit in North Glasgow
ORIENTAL exercise classes run by ng homes are proving popular with Scottish and Chinese people as they work together to get fitter in North Glasgow.
Balornock Pupils Back on their Bikes thanks to ng2
PUPILS at Balornock Primary school were delighted when local social enterprise company ng2 fixed the lock on their bike shed after it had been vandalised over the recent bank holiday weekend.
African Challenge Scotland Safety Workshops a Big Hit with Young People
THE first in a series of workshops delivered by Police Scotland and African Challenge Scotland aimed at educating young people on keeping safe has proved a great success in North Glasgow.
ng homes Wins Top Environmental Award
ng homes were presented with a prestigious Local Environmental Quality Award in recognition of their efforts to improve the environment. The Programme of the Year 2016 award was presented to the North Glasgow based Housing Association by Keep Scotland Beautiful for the success of their work in developing initiatives and strategies to provide cleaner neighbourhoods.
New Pitstops Project to Help Unemployed Men in North Glasgow
Are you an adult male and currently out of work? Pitstops can help!
Happy Healthy Hearts in North Glasgow
ng homes has teamed up with the NHS, AXIS Health Hubs and Active Schools to produce a unique health and fitness pilot project for P6 and P7 pupils in Saracen Primary School in the north of Glasgow.
African Challenge Scotland Celebrate International Women’s Day
African Challenge Scotland hosted an International Women's Day Conference recently at ng homes’ Saracen House in Possilpark.
Tigers Den Diner the Place to be for North Glasgow Residents
A NEW addition to the list of places to visit in North Glasgow is proving popular with customers of ng homes as they meet fortnightly at the Tiger’s Den Diner for an evening of entertainment with a hot meal included.
Bridges out of Poverty Training
BRIDGES out of Poverty is a Scottish charity helping people in Glasgow move out of poverty and lead change in their communities.